AHCC, i.e. Active Hexose Correlated Compound, is a group of chemical compounds isolated from the mycelium of fungi belonging to the type of basidiomycete, having documented influence on defense functions of the organism.
It was proven that AHCC effectively stimulates the immune system - increases the number and activity of NK cells, responsible for recognizing and destroying pathogens. Moreover, it stimulates the production of cytokines and macrophages, thanks to which it strengthens defense mechanisms of the organism and counteracts infections.
Due to the high immunomodulating activity, AHCC is also used in the fight with cancer diseases. It is distinguished by high effectiveness in eliminating HPV virus, which is responsible for cervical cancer as well as oral and throat cancer. AHCC is effectively used in order to complement oncological therapies.
Supplementation with AHCC is recommended especially to people dealing with ailments caused by disturbed work of the immune system and also to those, who want to secure the organism against this type of ailments in a safe and natural way.